The right to lie

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    It should be common knowledge that Fox is the only news corporation, and perhaps the only entity ever, that went to court to gain the right to lie.

    They won........................obviously!
     
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    Political advertisements/speeches are specifically exempt from the truth in advertising laws in the USA.

    We have the best government that money can buy.
     
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    Good thing for NBC, ABC and CNN.
     
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    That's why they have the highest ratings. Grow a brain.
     
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    Actually they went to court for the Right to be mistaken in a report, and no sued for "lying" over it.

    But since when have you lefties ever cared about facts.
     
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    MOst of the commercial media has gotten just too focused on sensationalism and not on investigative journalism.
     
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    FOX may have the legal right to lie, but it's pretty obvious that NBC, CBS, ABC, MSNBC, and CNN have taken the most advantage of that ruling.
     
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    But Rather was not just mistaken?
     
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    And the others just exercised that right without asking?
     
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    If it wasn't for lying, the entire right wing propaganda machine would cease to exist.
     

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